Teachers at Coober Pedy Area School c.1972 Known names: Craig Cameron (Principal),Mike Davison, Sue Davison, Rosemary Helmis, Stella Hyatt, Ruth Schrapel, Denise Kwong,
Newspaper article 3-3-72 "Johnny lights up town" re Johnny Roufos' power supply for Coober Pedy and Newspaper article 12-10-72 "Coober Pedy power re the Electricity Trust asked to augment the electricity supply in Coober Pedy as the generator had broken down Mentioned: Minister of Works Mr Corcoran and Mr Gunn (LCP, Eyre)
Article Sunday Mail 12-11-72 "New school's in at Coober" Report on new school opened by Acting Director-General of Education, Mr Les Dodd Also an earlier newspaper article August 1972 "Soon Outgrown" Reported that the new school opened about a month earlier, already too small for its school-going population SH 00024
Article "Costly Pig" - August 1972 Mentions St John Officer in Charge at Whyalla, Mr D Jacquier and Ambulance plane pilot Mr Barry Clifford re auctioning a pig to raise money for a new St John road ambulance for Coober Pedy
Article "Coober Pedy Charter" from Lions Combined District 201 S - April 1978 by Ron Taylor from Prospect Lions Club Mentions Charter night Chairman Ern Sconce, District Governor Jack Davis, Coober Pedy President Laurie Collier, and Chef Sergio Albrigo
"Water to be carted 85 miles" Advertiser article 20-8-1970 Reported by Mr Corcoran, the Minister of Works - technical trouble with Coober Pedy's desalination plant, necessitating water carting form Matheson's bore in order to supply the 2,000 people with 48 gallons of water per person every week.